Tender for construction contract and legal advice for major refurbishment and expansion of hospital
Holst, acted as counsel to The Region of Southern Denmark during a greater refurbishment and expansion of the Aabenraa hospital in southern Denmark. Services comprised both the tender process and legal advice pertaining to construction law.
During 2016/2017, The Region of Southern Denmark invited bids for the second phase of a major refurbishment and expansion of the hospital situated in Aabenraa in the southern part of Denmark – a tender comprising an expansion of approximately 22,500 square meters, 8,000 square meters of refurbishment and a budget of DKK 450 million. Among others, a number of new facilities, hospital wards, warehouse and office facilities as well as access and parking facilities were to be established.
The expansion of the Aabenraa hospital was put up for tender as a main contract in accordance with the rules on negotiated procedures, and the Region approached Holst, for legal advice and guidance during the tender.
Headed by partner Svend Bjerregaard, Holst, contributed with legal advice in both the initial phase of the preparation and tendering of the construction contract, and with ongoing advice on contract law during the process.
The project was carried out under the Danish Super Hospital Programme, and the new wing was inaugurated in 2020; later in 2020, the new wing was also elected as the Danish healthcare building of the year.